Unique Reykjavik and Natural Wonders - City Break - 5 days / 4 nights CB06Price from 348 EUR
Departures: April 01 - October 31
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights

Included

  • Accommodation in a hotel  in Reykjavik for 4 nights with continental breakfast
  • Tour to the Blue Lagoon
  • Admission to the Blue Lagoon
  • The Golden Circle Guided Bus Tour
  • Transfers to and from Keflavik airport
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

 

You can reserve this package with only 20% deposit. See terms & conditions for further information.
Do you have any questions about this Iceland tour? Send us an email or call us toll free from the following countries:

USA and Canada: 1-888-504-0935
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Itinerary

City break holiday in Reykjavik is an ideal way to discover Iceland and explore the main attractions situated around the capital. You will be impressed by how close the most popular attractions are to the city.

Reykjavík is Iceland’s largest city and also the most northerly capital in the world.  With only approximately four hours of daylight in the wintertime, it has a mysterious yet dynamic atmosphere, while in summer it is bustling and full of energy, with almost 24 hours of daylight!  

Reykjavik a great place to visit all year round.  Whether to experience the pure energy from the boiling thermal underground, the beautiful landscapes or the lively culture and fun-filled nightlife, or maybe just to relax and recharge your batteries.

Please take a look at our sample itinerary specially created to help you explore Reykjavik and it surroundings, and to sneak a peek of Iceland’s magnificent views and breathtaking attractions.


Day 1:  Arrival
Transfer from Keflavik airport to hotel in Reykjavik (included).


Day 2:  Free time in Reykjavik - Half-day tour: Blue Lagoon (included in the price)

Reykjavik offers a wide range of sights to visit and lots of activities. Expend the morning exploring the capital of Iceland with its number of sights, museums, shopping possibilities, restaurants and cafés.
 

 

Half-Day Tour The Blue Lagoon (Included)

In the afternoon enjoy  one of Iceland´s most popular sights  The Blue Lagoon for a relaxing swim in the geothermal water.
Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon Express is not to be missed while you are in Iceland. The Blue Lagoon's warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and unwind while the Blue Lagoon white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin. The mineral salts balance and relax body and soul.

The Blue Lagoon Express offers the ideal way to visit the Blue Lagoon. Return times are always flexible. Enjoy all that the Blue Lagoon has to offer in your own time! 

For a unique experience indulge yourself with an outdoor massage or one of the spa treatments available there. (We recommend booking this well in advance by calling +354 4208800). 
 
 
The drive takes about 40 minutes from Reykjavik. After having enjoyed all that The Blue Lagoon has to offer you pick one of our departures to Rekjavik. Please inform the bus driver on your way to the Blue Lagoon which departure you would like to take after visiting the Blue Lagoon.

Half- day Tour: The Blue Lagoon
Duration approximate: Flexible
(Including entrance to the Blue Lagoon)
Complimentary pick-up: 12:30 Departure: 13:00
Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.

This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Use the rest of the evening to explore the capital of Iceland with its number of sights, shopping possibilities, restaurants and cafés.

Day 3: Day Tour: The Golden Circle (Included in the price)Geysir
Don´t miss out on the fascinating experience the Golden Circle gives you. You can walk around the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble.

You also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and visit Þinghvellir national park, This is a historical area where the Icelandic Parliament was held for several centuries. It is also consider one of the geological wonders of the world, at Thingvellir you can see the effects of the tectonic plate movements which have opened various cracks and fissures in the earth’s crust, and it was here that the Icelandic Parliament was founded in the 10th century.

Highlights of this day: Thingvellir National Park, waterfall Gullfoss, Geysir.

Day Tour:  Guided Golden Circle Bus Tour
Duration approximate: 8-9 hours.
Departure: 09:00 Complimentary Pick-up: 08:30

Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.

This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Day 4:  Reykjavik on your own

For this day you have the possibility to choose between one of our best-selling optional day tours.
 

South Shore Adventure

This tour is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. You will have an opportunity to stand behind the plummeting Seljalandsfoss waterfall, walk up to the skógarfoss waterfall Skogarfoss Waterfalland gaze at the formations.

We travel along the South coast of Iceland as far as Vík í Mýrdal a small charming village surrounded by beautiful high bird cliffs.

Highlights of the tour: Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss waterfall,  stunning views of glaciers, black lava sand coast lines and impressive rock formations.

Optional Tour:  South Shore Adventure
Daily all year round.
Included: Bus fare, guidance in English all days, German on Fridays and French on Wednesdays and entrance to the Skógar museum.
Duration approximate: 10 hours.
Complimentary Pick-up: 08:30 Departure: 09:00



This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.
 

Glacier Walk


Glacier WalkOn this Iceland day tour you will be guided through the labyrinth of a glacier tongue extending down from the fourth biggest glacier in Iceland.

Only two hours from Reykjavík you find the Eyjafjallajökull massif, and just a little further east the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends down from its mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth largest. This is a safe and easy glacier walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses await your discovery.

An Iceland glacier walk is a great way to experience nature and the Sólheimajökull glacier is an ideal way to spend the day.  Our experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back there’s a stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

Highlights of the tour: Waterfalls, Walking on Ice.


Optional Tour: Take a walk on the Ice Side
Departures: Daily all year round
Minimum Age : 10 yrs.
Included : Transport, guiding, services, glacier gear and safety equipment.
Note : Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking boots and lunch (it is also possible to buy lunch on the way. Boots can be rented and we lend rain coats to those who need.
Duration approximate:9 - 10 hours total, 3 - 3h30 on the ice.
Hotel pick-up: 08:30 Departure: 09:00




This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

 

Historical Tour of the Westman Islands

 

This tour takes you from Reykjavík to the volcano island of Heimaey in the Westman Islands archipelago.

In Heimaey you’ll be taken on a guided coach tour of the island, where you will get in touch with a volcanic crater, stillwarmVestmannaeyjar
lava and half-buried houses from the island’s infamous 1973 volcanic eruption. You will spot some of the most interesting features of the island, where nature has sculpted a fascinating landscape teeming with diverse birdlife and animal life, including the world´s largest puffin colony.

Optional boat tour around the island

The boat circles the island of Heimaey, stopping briefly at places of interest where passengers can see various caves, witness
the birdlife, and are likely to see some whales. The trip ends by sailing into Klettshellir (Cliff Cave). A musical instrument is
played to showcase the cave’s stunning acoustics, creating a sensational experience. From there we re-enter the harbour.

The boat tour (optional) is only available during summer* and takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

* If you choose not to go on the boat tour or it’s out of season, you will have some free time to expore the island. Your guide will tell you
about interesting areas to visit and meet up with you afterwards.

Departures: May and September : weekdays at 07:15am  / June - August : weekdays at 07:15am and at 10:30am Sat & Sun
Pick-up: Reykjavik domestic airport
Included: Return flight to destination, English-speaking guide, Guided coach tour
Not included : Optional boat tour, Lunch and refreshments

Please note closed days : 25/7, 27/7, 29/7, 1/8-4/8, 8/8, 10/8, 14/8, 17/8, 22/8

 

Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik


Wahe WatchingExperience an exciting whale-watching tour and catch sight of whales, dolphins, porpoises and seabirds in their natural habitat.  Most common sightings are Minke whales, White-Beaked Dolphins, Harbour Porpoises and occasionally the great Humpback whale. Many sea birds can be seen as well.

Optional Tour:  Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik
Summer schedule (Apr-Oct): Every day, up to three times pr.day
Duration approximate: 3-4 hours



This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

Day 5: Departure
Transfer to Keflavik Airport  for return flight (included).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Type of accommodation


All of our hotels are situated in downtown Reykjavik, or within a short distance Reykjavik´s main attractions.

Guesthouse in Reykjavik

3 star Hotel in Reykjavik

4 star Hotel in Reykjavik

 

 

 

Included

  • Accommodation in a hotel  in Reykjavik for 4 nights with continental breakfast
  • Bus Tour to the Blue Lagoon and entrance
  • The Golden Circle Guided Bus Tour
  • Transfers to and from Keflavik airport
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Taxes and service fee

 

 

 

Not included

 

  • Flights to Iceland
  • Meals and drinks at restaurants
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Optional Tours

Do you have any questions about this Iceland tour? Send us an email or call us toll free from the following countries:

USA and Canada: 1-888-504-0935
UK: 0-800-520-0510


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Hotels in Reykjavik



Samples of the hotels we may use for this package.

 

Radisson Blu Saga Hotel - 4 star

The Radisson Blu Saga Hotel is located just a few minutes walk from the city centre in the quiet grounds of the University of Iceland.

This Reykjavik hotel's Standard rooms provide guests with all the comforts of home and feature maritime-inspired interior furnishings and decor. All rooms are equipped with free high-speed, wireless Internet access, satellite and pay-per-view TV and mini bar, each with fabulous views of Reykjavik's city centre, the sea or the beautiful University of Iceland campus.

A choice of two Restaurants is offered in the hotel: the Rooftop Grill and Skrúdur. Guests have free access to Mecca Spa located within the hotel with its health and beauty treatment offerings.  
Radisson Blu Hotel Saga

Center Hotel Plaza - 3 star

Hotel Plaza is located in the heart of the old city, next to restaurants, shopping and nightlife; it is extremely well situated for enjoying all that Iceland has to offer. Within walking distance you will find the national theatre, the best selection of restaurants, galleries and museums.

Hotel Plaza offers 104 guestrooms all of which have modern decor with wooden flooring and contemporary oak furnishings; amenities include digital television, high-speed Internet connections, direct-dial phones, mini-bars, tea and coffee making facilities and bathrooms.

Centerhotel Plaza

Best Western Hotel Reykjavik - 3 star

BEST WESTERN Hotel Reykjavik is a superior three star hotel. We offer you a friendly and attentive service and a calm atmosphere. The rooms are comfortable, and well equipped, with bath and/or shower facilities, minibar, telephone, satellite TV, pay TV, wireless internet, radio, hair dryer, coffee and tea making facilities and other amenities to make your stay enjoyable.

Laugavegur, the city's main shopping street, is just around the corner, and a few minutes' walk will take you to the "old" city centre - with dozens of bars and restaurants, throbbing with life whether it is during the nigh or during daytime.

Hlemmur, Reykjavik's Central Bus Centre is only 300 meters from Hotel Reykjavik.

Best Western Hotel Reykjavik


Hotel Skjaldbreið - 3 star

Offering an enviable central spot on Laugavegur, Reykjavik's main shopping street, this striking property presents the ideal backdrop for your trip whether it's for business or leisure. Few places in Reykjavik offer accommodation as comfortable and enjoyable as CenterHotel Skjaldbreid. Shops, cultural events, cafés, restaurants, nightlife and the myriad of colorful happenings that only Laugavegur brings out - all on your doorstep.

The rooms are designed in warm tones and the windows have extra sound insulation ensuring a good nights sleep.

Free Coffee and Tea is offered throughout the day in the third floor atrium and there you can make use of our complimentary Internet access.

Centerhotel Skjaldbreið

 

Guesthouse in Reykjavik

Rooms without private facilities. Budget   accommodation in guesthouses. All rooms have made-up beds; some of these rooms have washbasins with hot and cold water. Showers and WC in shared facilities.  Breakfast included.

 

Budget



Car Rental

Car Group Car type example

 

Z

Toyota Aygo, or similar / km unlimited, CDW included

            Manual

 

Z- Toyota Aygo

A

Toyota Yaris, Polo or similar/ km unlimited, CDW included

Manual or Automatic

A - Toyota Yaris

B

Toyota Auris or similar/ km unlimited, CDW included

Manual

B - Toyota Auris

 

T

Toyota Verso or similar/ km unlimited, CDW included

Manual

T - Toyota Verso

E

Skoda Octavia wagon or similar/ km unlimited, CDW included (Not suitable for Highland driving)

Manual

E- Skoda Octavia Wagon

F

Toyota Rav 4WD or similar/

km unlimited, CDW included

Manual

 

F -Toyota Rav 4WD

I

Toyota Landcruiser GX 4WD or similar/ km unlimited, CDW included

Automatic
I - Toyota Land Cruiser

J

Suzuky Jimny or similar / km unlimited, CDW included

Manual

 

J- Suzuki Jimny

Additional services

    Transfer from Hotel in Reykjavik to Keflavik airport

    Transfer from Keflavik Airport to Hotel in Reykjavik

    Tour to the Blue Lagoon (Entrance fee included)

    In the afternoon enjoy  one of Iceland´s most popular sights  The Blue Lagoon for a relaxing swim in the geothermal water. 

    The Blue Lagoon is a unique sight where guests enjoy relaxing in warm geothermal water surrounded by magical black lava fields.  The Blue Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life.  Bathing in this surreal environment is a unique experience no one should miss.   

    Driving time to the Blue Lagoon takes around 50 minutes. Please note that this is a non-guided excursion.
      
    Optional Tour: The Blue Lagoon
    Duration approx. flexible
    Complimentary Pick-up: 12:30 Departure: 13:00  
    Included: Bus, Bathing fee to the Blue Lagoon.
    Not Included: Meals and refreshments.

    Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.

    Golden Circle

    Don´t miss out on the fascinating experience the Golden Circle gives you. You can walk around the world-famous Geysir geothermal area.

    The Golden Circle needs little introduction: it includes some Iceland’s most stunning sights. You will see the hot spring Strokkur shoot a column of water up to 30 meters(98 ft.) into the air every 4-8 minutes – a thrilling experience that just never gets old. We also visit the magnificent Gullfoss (Golden Falls) waterfall, created where the river Hvítá tumbles and plunges into a crevice some 32 m (105 ft.) deep. Our tour also includes the historical and geological wonder that is Þingvellir National Park, where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are pulling apart at a rate of a few centimeters per year. 

    Additionally we visit the idyllic Friðheimar greenhouse cultivation center, where we learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance.


    Guidance in:
    English every day (all year).
    German on Mondays, Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays (all year).
    French on Thursdays and Sundays (all year).
    Scandinavian on Fridays (all year).

    Highlights of this tour: Thingvellir National Park, waterfall Gullfoss, Geysir.
    Day Tour:  Guided Golden Circle Bus Tour
    Duration approximate: 8-9 hours.
    Departure: 09:00 Complimentary Pick-up: 08:30
    Price from: 61 EUR

    Included: Guided Bus Tour, admission to the Geysir multimedia show, admission to Friðheimar cultivation center.


    Westman Islands Tour - SPECIAL OFFER (229€ May-Sept)

    This tour takes you from Reykjavík to the volcano island of Heimaey in the Westman Islands archipelago.

    In Heimaey you’ll be taken on a guided coach tour of the island, where you will get in touch with a volcanic crater, stillwarm
    lava and half-buried houses from the island’s infamous 1973 volcanic eruption. You will spot some of the most interesting features of the island, where nature has sculpted a fascinating landscape teeming with diverse birdlife and animal life, including the world´s largest puffin colony.

    Optional boat tour around the island

    The boat circles the island of Heimaey, stopping briefly at places of interest where passengers can see various caves, witness
    the birdlife, and are likely to see some whales. The trip ends by sailing into Klettshellir (Cliff Cave). A musical instrument is
    played to showcase the cave’s stunning acoustics, creating a sensational experience. From there we re-enter the harbour.

    The boat tour (optional) is only available during summer* and takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

    * If you choose not to go on the boat tour or it’s out of season, you will have some free time to expore the island. Your guide will tell you
    about interesting areas to visit and meet up with you afterwards.

    Departures: All year : at 07:15am weekdays and at 10:30am Sat & Sun
    Pick-up: Reykjavik domestic airport
    Included: Return flight to destination, English-speaking guide, Guided coach tour
    Not included : Optional boat tour, Lunch and refreshments

    South Shore Adventure

    This tour is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. You will have an opportunity to stand behind the plummeting Seljalandsfoss waterfall, walk up to the Skógafoss waterfall and gaze at the formations.

    We travel along the South coast of Iceland as far as Vík í Mýrdal a small charming village surrounded by beautiful high bird cliffs. Highlights of the day are stunning views of glaciers, black lava sand coast lines and impressive rock formations.

    Highlights of this day: Stunning views of glaciers, black lava sand coast lines and impressive rock formations
    Optional Tour: The South Shore
    Price from: 84 €
    Duration: Approx. 10 hours.
    Complimentary Pick-up: 08:30 Departure: 09:00
    Included: Bus, Guidance in english, entrance to the Skógar museum
    Not Included: Meals and refreshments.

    Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.
    This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours.

    Whale Watching from Reykjavik

    Experience an exciting whale-watching tour and catch sight of whales, dolphins, porpoises and seabirds in their natural habitat, all from the warmth and comfort of the luxury ship ANDREA. Large outside viewing deck and fantastic inside viewing areas. Most common sightings are Minke whales, White-Beaked Dolphins, Harbour Porpoises and occasionally the great Humpback whale. Many sea birds can be seen as well. Refreshments are sold onboard, big windows, more space, larger viewing decks, 6 toilets and more. ANDREA is the biggest whale watching ship in Iceland and provides more safety features and extra comfort.

    APRIL TO OCTOBER 

    Approximate duration : 3 hours
    Departures from April to October:All days and up to 3 times a day.

    In English : Every day 

    Tour departure : 8h55, 12h55 and 16h55 (depending on the month)
    Prices from: 52 €

    Included: Guide, Overalls to keep you warm outside. If no sighting we offer a return-tour for free.

    Glacier Walk

    On this Iceland day tour you will be guided through the labyrinth of a glacier tongue extending down from the fourth biggest glacier in Iceland.

    Only two hours from Reykjavik you find the Eyjafjallajökull massif, and just a little further east the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends down from its mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth largest. This is a safe and easy glacier walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses await your discovery.

    An Iceland glacier walk is a great way to experience nature and the Sólheimajökull glacier is an ideal way to spend the day. Our experienced mountain guides will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back there’s a stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.

    Highlights of the tour: Waterfalls, Walking on Ice.
    Optional Tour: Take a walk on the Ice Side
    Price from: 139 €
    Duration : Approx. 9 - 10 hours.
    Complimentary Pick-up: 08:30 Departure: 09:00
    Minimum Age : 10 yrs.
    Included : Transport, guidance in english, services, glacier gear and safety equipment.
    Not included: Meals and refreshments.

    Note : Bring warm clothing, rain gear, hiking boots and lunch (it is also possible to buy lunch on the way. Boots can be rented and we lend rain coats to those who need.

    Please ask the Hotel to confirm the pick up time.
    This tour is operated by a partner of Iceland Tours

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